Wright & Company’s The House Manhattan

Replacing one portion of vermouth with Cynar for an herbaceous twist

While a well-made Manhattan cocktail needs no modification, we’ve had our fair share of inspired spin-offs that provide a modern edge and an altogether pleasant diversion. On a recent trip to Detroit, we swung by Dave Kwiatkowski’s Wright & Company (Kwiatkowski also happens to own Detroit’s celebrated cocktail venue The Sugar House)—located on the second floor of 1500 Woodward, a Queen Anne-style brick commercial building …

Office Blend Tea by Daphnis and Chloe

A fresh, hand-picked tea from Greece offers a caffeine-free energy boost

When hitting the post-lunch slump at work, the office stereotypically shuffles over to the coffee pot in search of a fresh jolt. But for those who don’t drink caffeine, the stamina-inducing choices have long been slim—energetic teas still contain the stimulant, and supplements tend to neglect the gratification of taking a break with a warm, tasty drink—forcing the decaf crowd to accept its slightly slouching …

A Natural Hangover Remedy from Province Apothecary

The handmade skincare and fragrance line adds a botanical recipe to soothe nausea and headaches

Aromatherapist and holistic health practitioner Julie Clark of Toronto-based Province Apothecary has a knack for experimenting with different natural ingredients (many of which are organic or picked in the wild from Canadian provinces) to create effective products beyond just face cream. As fans of her all-natural sex oil, that doubles as a light summer body oil, we were delighted to find that PA’s newest product, …